Honeywell Plant

Elana Gordon / KCUR

Voters in Kansas City, Missouri, struck down a measure in Tuesday's election that would have prohibited the city from giving incentives to companies that make parts for nuclear weapons. Voters lent their support, on the other hand, to renewing a property tax that funds neighborhood health clinics, ambulance services and Truman Medical Center. Voters also favored a ballot measure requiring that most nonprofits pay an existing city hotel convention tax.

Sylvia Maria Gross / KCUR

Question 3 on Kansas City, Missouri’s ballot tomorrow, deals with an issue that’s generated heated discussion in City Hall over the past few years. It’s about Kansas City’s future in nuclear weapons manufacturing.

Lee Stauffer

The Kansas City Port Authority has snapped up six buildings at Richards-Gebaur Commerce Park and is leasing a portion to Metropolitan Community College.

Committee Tells Council To Vote Against Nuke Plant

Mar 28, 2012

After a contentious hearing today, a Kansas City Council Committee is recommending against full council approval of a measure to block city involvement in companies that make nuclear weapons parts.